WHAT IS A 3PL?
3PL stands for Third Party Logistics, and is the name for the general category of providers who arrange shipping for companies.
WHAT IS A VIRTUAL FLEET?
The Virtual Fleet concept is born out of the need for on-demand trucking for small to medium sized manufacturers. The cost of owning, maintaining and staffing a transportation department is cost-prohibitive for many, and therefore Customodal offers those manufacturers a Virtual Fleet, one or more trucks that are owned and maintained by Customodal (and often staffed by Customodal as well!). Those trucks often bear no distinction from a truck that might have otherwise been owned by the company, but instead are (needs finishing)
WHAT IS LOCAL LOGISTICS?
Local Logistics is a traffic system for local manufacturers who work with each other to produce a product. Usually one manufacturer has two or more vendors in a local geography that they consistently ship parts to and receive parts from. The Local Logistics Program provides consistent transportation at a reduced rate much like the “Milk Run” concept.